Daimler is also set to compete in the American Amit an electric car against Tesla. On the electronics trade show CES in Las Vegas the German car maker presented on Tuesday to the EQC by Mercedes-Benz. Development chief Ola Källenius revealed in Las Vegas confident that the new electric car will be successful in the market, and pointed to the beam power of the brand. Customers in the United States, however, have to wait until 2020 until you can buy a EQC.
“The EQC vehicles from the Mercedes-Benz among electric. Soon we will have some more –until 2022, we aim to more than ten pure electric cars,“ said Källenius. “We cover the entire Portfolio: from the Smart up to a large SUV. The future is definitely electric.“
The production of the EQC will start this year in the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen. “The preparations are already in full swing,” said Källenius. In Parallel, the German-Chinese production Joint Venture Beijing Benz Automotive co. Ltd. (BBAC) prepare for the start of production. The new EQC, which will be integrated as a purely electric vehicle in serial production. In mid-2019, the EQC should come first, in Germany, on the street, and then in China.